Definition of Cubic decimetre

1. Noun. A metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints).

Exact synonyms: Cubic Decimeter, L, Liter, Litre
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Deciliter, Decilitre, Dl
Group relationships: Dal, Decaliter, Decalitre, Dekaliter, Dekalitre, Dkl

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cubic Decimetre

cubic capacity
cubic centimeter
cubic centimeters
cubic centimetre
cubic centimetres
cubic content unit
cubic curve
cubic curves
cubic decimeter
cubic decimetre (current term)
cubic equation
cubic feet
cubic foot
cubic function
cubic functions
cubic inch
cubic inches
cubic kilometer
cubic kilometre
cubic measure
cubic meter
cubic meters
cubic metre
cubic metres

Literary usage of Cubic decimetre

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"On the Weight of a cubic decimetre of Water at its Maximum Density." By D. MENDEL^EFF, For. Mem. RS Received October 16, 1895. The investigations of Sir ..."

2. Elementary Treatise on Natural Philosophy by Augustin Privat-Deschanel (1881)
"1 cubic decimetre = 61'0271 cubic inches. 1 cubic metre = 61027'! cubic inches, ... The Litre (used for liquids) is the same as the cubic decimetre, ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"There is probably no figure in chemical science more important than this one (00390 of a gramme) LINEAL CENTIMETRES 1 cubic decimetre, = 1 litre, ..."

4. The International Year Book edited by Frank Moore Colby, Harry Thurston Peck (1900)
"Mass of a cubic decimetre of Water.—The mass of a cubic decimetre of water has just been measured with a greater degree of accuracy than heretofore. ..."

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